Quick Mixed Berry Topping

Quick Mixed Berry Topping

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2008

Frozen mixed berries become an almost instant fruit topping in the microwave. Serve over angel food cake or Greek-style yogurt.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons cornstarch


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  1. Toss berries, sugar and cornstarch in a large microwave-safe bowl until well combined. Microwave on High for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave on High until slightly thickened and steaming, about 2½ minutes more.
  • What You Get: Vitamin C

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 tablespoons
  • Per serving: 29 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 3 g added sugars; 0 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 5 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 0 mg sodium; 24 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ fruit

Reviews 2

November 13, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Easy and delicious This recipe is quick and easy, especially since the main ingredient is frozen berries. The result is a sauce that is not too sweet and is a great topping for my cream cheese pound cake. Everyone thought I went to a lot more trouble than I did. Pros: Not too sweet
April 05, 2014
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By: EatingWell User
This is an easy and delicious compote, everyone in my family loved it! Very lovely breakfast addition instead of using high calorie syrups. I paired it with Eating Well Whole Grain Buttermilk Pancakes, it was delicious! My fussy 3 year old gobbled it up. Definitely give this a go, you will not be disappointed. Pros: Easy, simple ingredients, quick Cons: none
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